The HOW In-House Design Awards recognizes the very best creative work produced by designers doing in-house work for corporations, associations and organizations.
Outstanding Achievement Winner
Company/Organization University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK; www.ucodesign.com | Creative Team McKenna Sanderson
1. Carnegie Mellon University, Tony Awards Press Book
Company/Organization Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA; www.cmu.edu | Creative Team Jordan Bush, Brian James, Judith Pearson, Pam Wigley, Kara Kessler, Jack Horner | Details Housed in a red-on-red foil-stamped sleeve, with design reflecting the art deco style of Radio City Music Hall, this book highlights CMU’s contribution to the Theater Education Award and past alumni successes.
2. Privacy and Big Data Institute Three-Year Report
Company/Organization Ryerson University, Toronto; www.ryerson.ca | Creative Team Cathy Parry, Nik Firka, Josh McInerney, Farhan Zia, Mark Blinch, Ian Patterson | Details The objectives were to convey what the Privacy & Big Data Institute has accomplished and to highlight the breakthroughs to an external audience. The challenge lay in making the subject matter of cybersecurity seem exciting and fresh while working with limited assets and shooting locations.
3. Ringling College Trustee Scholar Materials
Company/Organization Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL; www.ringling.edu | Creative Team Robson Tan, Philip Gleichauf, Holly Antoszewski | Details The team sought to create both branding and an experience for the Trustee Scholar Awards ceremony that would honor the larger Ringing College community—The Capitol of Creativity—that makes the development of the next generation of creative leaders possible.
4. PINC Conference Materials
Company/Organization Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL; www.ringling.edu | Creative Team Chris Rees, Katrina Stapleton, Holly Antoszewski | Details Called a “bubblebath for your mind,” the Dutch-based one-day conference People, Ideas, Nature, Creativity (PINC) featured 16 unique speakers, including artists, scientists, NFL coaches and psychologists. The materials for the event needed to elicit curiosity and reflect the same quirkiness that was the hallmark of the conference.
5. AICAD Conference Branding
Company/Organization Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL; www.ringling.edu | Creative Team Lenna Dahlquist, Holly Antoszewski, Rachel Gomez | Details This branding supports the conference theme of discussing the changing face of the traditional BFA. The geometric letterforms of the logo were dissected and put together in different ways to reflect the concept that new ideas and connections will be created at this conference.
6. UCO Design Annuals
Company/Organization University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK; www.ucodesign.com | Creative Team McKenna Sanderson | Details Each annual contains information on UCO’s faculty, staff, events and degrees and features a spread for each illustration minor and for every senior graduating from the graphic and interior design program. The biggest challenges were backtracking two years for student work images and the event calendar and making sure we listed the accurate numbers of awards won.
7. Rebranding Shillington
Company/Organization Shillington Education, New York City; www.shillingtoneducation.com | Creative Team Anthony Wood, Steve House, Steve Waring, Steph Ransom, Jason Cooper, Sara Mazzoni, Wayne Smith, Leyla Muratovic, Belen Ramos, Shanti Sanggaran, Karin Harvey, Christopher Norman, Standing by Co. | Details The visual language needed to be simple, direct and accessible—not edgy, gimmicky or trend-based—and allow the student work and graduate stories to shine.